[development] Changes to capitalization
larry at garfieldtech.com
Thu Sep 14 03:02:03 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 13 September 2006 17:23, Gary Feldman wrote:
> To me, that suggests the default (which one way or another is
> set manually) should be the one that's most difficult to automate, i.e.
> some popular standard for capitalization of titles.
Which is exactly the problem. "Some popular standard" could mean anything.
Not even Americans can agree on what is Correct Title Case(tm) in American
English. How do we expect an international community to do so? :-)
I see very little gain here for a lot of debate and work.
Larry Garfield AIM: LOLG42
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